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Eliot Community Human Services Juvenile Justice Youth Advocate I in Plymouth, Massachusetts


$5000 sign-on bonus

Eliot is seeking energetic, positive, service-oriented individuals to work in a secure setting with adolescents in the Department of Youth Services' care. This position provides a great opportunity to positively impact and influence a young adult's life by being a supportive and nurturing caregiving adult. The role is multifaceted and includes teaching, limit setting, advocating, coordinating treatment, and being a positive adult role model. Work as part of a dedicated team to make a difference in a child's life.


  • Daily coordination of direct-care staff and youth in executing the plan of the day in accordance with program, DYS, DEEC and ECHS policies and procedures

  • Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Service Plans

  • Attend staff and shift change meetings and training as required

  • Facilitate or assign lead of daily groups

  • Assist in securing community service opportunities and activities

  • Submit timely, complete, legible, and accurate documentation as required

  • Safely transport residents to activities, appointments, school, work, and visits

  • Conduct documented supervision of Group Care Workers and youth


  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field

  • Minimum age 21

  • Valid Driver's License

Due to staffing ratios, male candidates are encouraged to apply.

Schedule: 3pm-11pm; Tuesday - Saturday (Sun/Mon Off)

*Eliot mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, please discuss the requirements with the hiring manager during the interview process.

Eliot is committed to identifying and dismantling barriers that prevent people with marginalized racial identities from actualizing their full employment potential, assuming leadership roles, or from fully engaging at all levels in the workplace.




  • Experience with population: Intermediate

  • Communication Skills: Intermediate

  • Computer Software Skills: Intermediate

  • Administrative Tasks: Intermediate



  • Bachelors or better in Criminal Justice

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